Get started knowing your numbers – check your blood pressure and BMI at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, and enter our Know Your Numbers contest. One lucky winner will be drawn from all entries submitted by April 21, 2012. to win a $10 gift certificate to the Millennium Café.
If you’re looking for something fun to do to stay in shape, or just looking for a new activity to try out, racquetball could be for you!
Making art lets us articulate things that are bothering us. In doing so, it helps us heal.
I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the unflattering top 10 list where Topeka recently appeared… the one that says Topeka’s waistlines have expanded to noteworthy proportions. I must admit, I’m guilty of contributing to the obesity percentages, due to my eating habits and an obsessive love for my couch. This lifestyle has unfortunately taken […]
Join Michael as he shares his personal journey through health and wellness. In this post learn how excess sodium in your diet can lead to health issues and what you can do to prevent them.
Walk Kansas 2012 is coming — March 18 – May 12. Join a team of 6 people who will track minutes of physical activity and food choices during the 8-week challenge.
Form your own team, or find out how to join a community team at a Walk Kansas Kickoff being held at the library on Saturday, March 10 from 2-3pm!
Many hot names in fitness DVDs are hitting our shelves — Denise Austin, Jillian Michaels, Jane Fonda, Bethenny Frankel — check one out today!
Using crochet and tear-shaped beads, artist Stephanie Lanter created a Victorian-style opera glove to complement the Melancholia chair tableau – and convey the psychological weight of depression.
Join Michael as he shares his personal journey through health and wellness. In this post learn how social networking can help you succeed in reaching your health and fitness goals.
Revitalize your workout routine or inspire yourself to try something new! 6 different fitness kits are available for customers interested in physical fitness and exercise materials at the library.
On January 18th, 2012 the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library hosted a Senior Information Fair. Our goal was to inform older adults and their family members in our community about the variety of local services and businesses that cater to the needs of aging populations. The 250 attendees explored booths that focused on numerous topics ranging from health, nutrition, veterans’ benefits, legal, finance, volunteering, realty, tax assistance, athletics, and in-home care to maintain one’s independence.
If you missed the fair, you can still check out the list of exhibitors below and see what products, services, and information they offered to the attendees.